MLB Parlay for Today at +243 Features Streaking Guardians

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Starting pitcher Shane Bieber #57 of the Cleveland Guardians throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals. Ed Zurga/Getty Images/AFP.

Top-rated sportsbooks have released their MLB odds for today’s baseball action. Two games, in particular, interest me as worth investing in: Guardians vs. White Sox and Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers.

For reasons that I will explain, you should play the money-line for the first game and the total for the second.

Feel free to parlay both bets at an Online Sports Betting Site in order to maximize your profit.

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Cleveland Guardians vs. Chicago White Sox

Thursday, September 22, 2022 – 08:10 PM EDT at Guaranteed Rate Field

Who Starts for Cleveland?

Shane Bieber starts for the Guardians tonight. Bieber is one of his team's most profitable pitchers for bettors to back.

Overall, Cleveland is yielding +5.3 units in games in which Bieber starts. In particular, this success has been most obvious in games outside of Cleveland.

The Guardians yield +7.2 units in Bieber's road starts.

Bieber's Strong Form 

Bieber's superb stretch of play explains the fact that Cleveland victories become so reliable to count on when he starts.

Specifically, Cleveland has won the last three games in which he started. His strong form, though, extends beyond this three-game stretch.

In addition to allowing 1 run in each of his last 3 starts while lasting 8 innings in two of them and 6.1 innings in the other, Bieber has allowed 1 earned run in 5 of his past 6 starts.

Bieber vs. White Sox's Batters 

This year, Bieber has faced the White Sox four times, allowing 1 earned run in at least 6 innings in three of those starts.

One must expect Bieber to thrive against the White Sox given the extent to which he matches up positively against them in view of the pitches that he throws.

Primarily, he throws a fastball, slider, curveball, and cutter. These four pitches make up 97.5% of his arsenal.

White Sox batters merit pessimism tonight for ranking 23rd against his favorite pitches from righties.

Who Starts for the White Sox?

Johnny Cueto starts for the White Sox today. Cueto is coming off a start in which he allowed five earned runs in 4.2 innings in Oakland.

This sort of negative performance is a result to which Cueto is occasionally prone. He does not share Bieber's strong form nor his positive consistency.

Guardian Batters' Outlook 

Right now, Cleveland is incredibly hot. During their ongoing three-game win streak, the Guardians have scored 8 runs or more in every contest.

During this stretch of play, they're slugging .437 against Cueto's favorite pitches from righties.

MLB Pick: Guardians ML (-132) at BetOnline (visit our BetOnline Review)

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Thursday, September 22, 2022 - 10:10 PM EDT at Dodger Stadium

Who Starts for Arizona?

While the Dodgers are undoubtedly scary, Zac Gallen is scarier, and he starts for Arizona tonight. Gallen enters tonight's game in superb form.

He had allowed 0 runs in 6 straight starts while lasting 6 or more innings in each of them before yielding a -0.58 FIP (like ERA in factors out fielding) in Colorado and finally suffering a bad start against San Diego in his last appearance. 

Success vs. Dodgers 

For whatever reason, Gallen struggles historically against the Padres, as his career ERA and record against them show. But he tends to thrive when facing the Dodgers.

His career ERA is 2.51 in eight starts against them. Hence, when he last faced them, on April 27, he allowed 2 runs and 0 hits in 6 innings.

This is, therefore, just the opponent which he wants to face in order to rekindle his scoreless streak.

Who Starts for the Dodgers?

Julio Urias starts for the Dodgers today. Similar to Gallen, Urias enters this game in excellent form.

He has allowed 1 earned run in 9 of his past 11 starts. In the two exceptions, he allowed 2 runs.

Urias vs. Diamondbacks' Batters 

A lefty, Urias favors a fastball, curveball, and changeup. These three pitches make up, together, 98% of his arsenal.

Arizona, however, ranks below average in slugging against his favorite pitches from lefties.

They repeatedly face inferior versions of these pitches, whereas Urias' are uniquely difficult to hit in view of, among other things, their excellent spin rate as assessed by percentile.

MLB Pick: Diamondbacks/Dodgers Under 7 (-105) at BetOnline

MLB Parlay Verdict 

With your MLB Picks, expect a strong Guardian victory and a low-scoring pitcher's duel in Los Angeles.

For the above reasons, parlay the Guardians moneyline with the Diamondbacks/Dodgers "under".

Be sure to use our trusty parlay calculator for your parlay betting needs.

MLB Parlay Picks for Today

  • Guardians vs. White Sox: Guardians ML (-132)
  • Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers: Under 7 (-105)

MLB Pick: Two-Legged Parlay (+243) at BetOnline

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